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Old 09-27-2012, 02:05 PM
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Originally Posted by DaveInDenver View Post
If you build it yourself you can usually do OK looking for deals, like close-outs and stuff. But straight across a complete new bike is going to be cheaper than the sum of regular retail parts. There isn't as much mark-up in complete bikes as you'd think.

Veloswap is both shops selling excess stock and regular people selling their old stuff. It's huge, you can be in there for a couple of hours no problem. I always find something I need even if I didn't know i needed it. Get your tickets ahead at REI or Performance, it's cheaper and a lot easier.
Ah, good thoughts!
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